Aug 21, 2017
By Jane Brown
He represents the Collingwood Elvis Festival, sponsored by Zoomer Radio. Now, Gordon Hendricks is the winner of the 2017 Ulitmate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest as decided by Graceland – the home of Elvis Presley.
For his incredible impersonation of Elvis, Hendricks has received a contract to perform with Elvis Presley Enterprises, the 2017 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Belt, and a cash prize of $20,000.
Hendriks is from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England and was a barber who became known as the “Singing Barber of Stoke” before becoming an Elvis tribute artist. He says he became a fan of Elvis as a child and loves paying tribute to the king. His favourite Elvis song is American Trilogy.